Past Events

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This is where you can find out about the previous events from Summerlands Storytelling Festival 2016. We are still planning event for 2017 so please do check back later.

Thursday 26 May

The Whale's Tale

Mr Rook’s Presents: The Whale’s Tale by Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona
Evening Performance
Rook Lane Chapel, Bath Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DN
Age 12+    Starts 7.30pm    Tickets £6/£4 in advance, £7/£5 on the door

Saturday 28 May

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Dartmoor Storytellers Present: Storytelling Workshop
For Adult Beginners with Lisa Schneidau and Ronnie Conboy
Workshop
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8AJ
Age 18+    2.30–5.30pm     £5

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Dartmoor Storytellers Present: Tales from the Wild
Evening Performance
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8AJ
Age 10+      7.30pm    Tickets £5/£3

Monday 30 May

Rooklings Presents: The Whale’s Tale by Music Box
Family Performance and Workshop
Rook Lane Chapel, Bath Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DN
Families with children of all ages   Frome Noon   Free

Wednesday 1 June

Lisa B&WFrome Library: Family Storytelling with Lisa Kenwright
Family Performance
The Library, Justice Lane, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE
Age 7+     11am     Free

 

Thursday 2 June

Mendip Story Circle
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Chewton Mendip Village Hall, Chewton Mendip, Somerset, BA3 4LL
Adults   8–10pm   Free but contributions in the hat welcome

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Evening Performance
The Red Brick Building, Morland Road, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9FT
Adults     8pm     First 10 slammers free entry, other tickets £5/£3

Friday 3 June

Lisa B&WTales at Hunting Raven Books
Family Performance
Hunting Raven Books, 10 Cheap Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BN
AGe 7+  2.30–3.30pm   Free

Saturday 4 JuneSharon on Stage

Wells Library Family Storytelling: The Outdoors by Sharon Jacksties
Family Performance
Wells Library, Union Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PU
All ages, aimed at families    11am     Free

South Devon Storytellers Present: Storytelling Workshop
For Adult Beginners with Lisa Schneidau and Ronnie Conboy
Workshop
Upstairs at the Dartmouth Inn, Warland, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5EL
Age 18+     2.30–5.30pm     Tickets £5

Totnes Story Slam

South Devon Storytellers Present: Totnes Story Slam!
Evening Performance
Upstairs at the Dartmouth Inn, Warland, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5EL
Age 10+     7.30pm     Tickets £5/3

Sunday 5 June

Training Workshop: Storytelling for the Elderly in Care Settings
Workshop
The Lawrence Centre: St Lawrence Lodge, Chamberlain St, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PQ
Adults    1.30–5pm     Free, but attendees must register in advance

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Throughout Mendip and South Somerset Districts at various venues
June to December
By and for participating organisations only

 

Tuesday 7 June

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In Association with Ilminster Literature Festival:
Sharon Jacksties, Visiting Storyteller
Schools Performance
Greenfylde and Swanmead Schools, Ilminster
Organised by and for the schools only

 

Wednesday 8 June

Sharon in Wonderland

Brendon Books, Taunton: Stories from the Summer Lands with Sharon Jacksties
Evening Performance
Brendon Books, Old Brewery Buildings, Bath Place, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4ER
Age 12+  Time 7pm     Free

Saturday 11 June

Katy Picture

Storytelling Skills Workshop with Katy Cawkwell
Workshop
The Plough Arts Centre, 9–11 Fore Street, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HQ
Age 18+   3.30–6.30pm
Tickets £20 full/£18 conc/£16 supporters of the Plough

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The Falcon Bride by Katy Cawkwell
Evening Performance
The Plough Arts Centre, 9–11 Fore Street, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HQ
Age 12+    8.15pm  Tickets £8 full/£7 concessions/£6 supporters of the Plough/£5 workshop participants

Sunday 12 June

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Circle
Eli’s (The Rose and Crown), Wincanton Road, Huish Episcopi, TA10 9QT
18+   7pm   Free

 

Friday 17 June

Storytelling in Topsham Presents: Extraordinary BirdsTopshamPosterSummer2016 Crop
With Sharon Jacksties, Lisa Schneidau and Katy Cawkwell

Evening Performance
Topsham Museum, 25 The Strand, Topsham, Devon EX3 0AX
Age 10+    7.30pm, Museum open from 6.30pm    Tickets £8/£6

Thursday 23 June

Dartmoor Storytellers: Story CircleSun Pic
Circle
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford, Devon TQ13 8AJ
18+    7.30–9.30pm   Free but donations welcome

Friday 8 July

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Evening Performance
Lawn Terrace, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9PY
12+   6.30pm   Small entrance fee TBC

Thursday 30 July

Stories at Glastonbury LibraryJane Flood
Family Performance
Glastonbury Library, 1 Orchard Court, The Archers Way, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9JB
All ages    1–2pm    Free

 

Thursday 15 September

Main Pic CropMr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents: Return to Lyonesse
By Mike O’Connor and Barbara Griggs

Evening Performance
Rook Lane Chapel, Bath Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DN
Age 12+   Starts 7.30pm  Tickets £6/£4 in advance, £7/£5 on the door

Thursday 22 September

Liskeard Storytelling Cafe Presents: The Dawn of Music by Jem DickImages from Jems Poster
Evening Performance
The Hub Cafe, Liskerrett Centre, Varley Lane, Liskard, PL14 4AP
Age 14+  7.30pm   Tickets £6

Friday 23 September

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Evening Performance
Cellar Bar, Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, EX10 8NG
Age 14+  7.30–10pm   Tickets £8 advance and £10 on the door

Saturday 1 October

Finding a Family or Personal Story to Tell with Janet Dowling
Workshop
Venue Twyford House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8NF
Age 18+     10am–12.30pm     Tickets £5 to be booked in advance

Sunday October 2

MaidenCrone at Hallr Wooddragon
Family Performance
Hallr Wood in Charlton Mackrell, Somerset
All Ages  Storytelling 4pm, Open Day opening 2pm–6pm  £1 adults, 50p over 12s, under 12s free

Thursday 13 October – Please Note Change of Date!

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Evening Performance
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR
Age 12+   1pm   Tickets TBC